Tobe-Yaki Ceramic Cup - Shiraumi

$ 50.00 USD

This handmade drinkware from ceramicists at the J. Kobo workshop in Tobe, Japan, offers a youthful reinvention of the traditional Tobe-yaki style. Each piece features the craft's trademark indigo color set on thick, white porcelain with an expert finish that creates a smooth, glossy surface. See what a new generation of artisans has brought to this centuries-old aesthetic.

About Tobe-Yaki Ceramics
A traditional Japanese art, Tobe-yaki ceramics - also called Tobe ware - is known for distinctive indigo patterns on pure white porcelain. Since the 1770s, these thick-walled works have been shaped by hand in the town of Tobe, which continues to support a flourishing ceramics industry based on locally sourced materials and the marriage of modern and traditional designs.

Materials: Clay, pigment
Small: 3.5" H x 2.5" D, 165 ml
Medium: 4.25" H x 3" D, 300 ml
Care: Hand wash gently, then allow to dry fully before storing.
Tobe, Japan